The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF)
The IGF supports more than 75 nations committed to leveraging mining for sustainable development to ensure that negative impacts are limited and financial benefits are shared. It is devoted to optimizing the benefits of mining to achieve poverty reduction, inclusive growth, social development, and environmental stewardship. The Secretariat's cornerstone Mining Policy Framework outlines best practices underpins the IGF's work on six focus areas:
- Legal and Policy Environment
- Financial Benefit Optimization
- Socioeconomic Benefit Optimization
- Environmental Management
- Post-Mining Transition
- Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining
Deputy Director, IGF
Executive Director, IISD Europe; Senior Director, Economic Law & Policy
Senior Policy Advisor, Tax and Extractives
Outreach Manager and Law Advisor, IGF
Suzy H. Nikièma
Lead, Sustainable Investment
Mianú Ortega Trujillo
Senior Communications Officer, Economic Law and Policy
Marion Provencher Langlois
Lead, Tax and Extractives
Policy Advisor, Tax and Extractives
Policy Advisor, Tax and Extractives
Senior Policy Advisor, Gender Equity
Crean aplicación para apoyar las buenas prácticas en el sector minero. Así favorece a la minería artesanal (in Spanish)
Como finalistas del Gran Reto de la Minería Artesanal, MAPE Progress App ya recibió 750 mil dólares para acelerar el desarrollo de la iniciativa. En noviembre, si resultan ganadores, recibirían 1 millón de dólares más. La apliacación le abre oportunidades a los mineros artesanales y de pequela escala, y a los formalizados.
National Workshop on Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining, Illicit Financial Flows, and Conflict in Niger
The IGF organized a workshop for officials in Niger to promote dialogue on ASM governance challenges related to illicit financial flows and conflict.
2021 IGF Annual Report
The 2021 IGF Annual Report includes highlights of the Secretariat's work serving its 79 member countries with a focus on key outputs, events, and other activities.
IGF Case Study: Regulatory Continuous Improvement
This IGF case study describes the new audit function to evaluate the effectiveness of the mining regulatory framework in British Columbia.
Surface Water Monitoring for the Mining Sector: Frameworks for governments
This document reviews water monitoring frameworks for mine water management by governments.
Gender in Mining Governance: An annotated bibliography for artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM)
This annotated bibliography lists key resources on the topic of gender and artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM).
Gendered Impacts of COVID-19 on Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM)
The report includes cases studies from Zimbabwe, Peru, and the Philippines and outlines some key principles for a more inclusive and equitable sector.
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